CHRISTMAS PARTY: Great Authors, Good Cheer!
Thank you, book-lovers and indie champions, for your years of support, sharing bookish delights. We invite you to enjoy a lovely spread of hors d'oeuvres and ideas with your bookstore family and favorite authors.
Raise a glass of cheer with Kelli Estes, author of The Girl Who Wrote In Silk -- Sheila Roberts, author of delightful "Icicle Falls" romances -- Leavenworth's Kailen Duffield sharing Oso the Avalanche Rescue Dog, Tom Robinson sharing fun kid's science, including Fibonacci Zoo, and Ben Seims' heart-pounding sci-fi adventure, After Day One.
"The Girl Who Wrote In Silk is a beautiful story that brought me to tears more than once, and was a testament to the endurance of the human spirit, and the human heart."— Susanna Kearsley, author of The Firebird
Inara Erickson is exploring her deceased aunt's island estate when she finds an intricately embroidered piece of fabric. As she peels back layer upon layer of the secrets it holds, Inara's life becomes interwoven with that of Mei Lien, a young Chinese girl mysteriously driven from her home a century before. Inara uncovers a tragic truth that will force her to make an impossible choice. Inspired by true events, Kelli Estes's brilliant and atmospheric debut about two women determined to do the right thing, and the power of our own stories.
Renowned Sheila Roberts shares another delightful romance set in “Icicle Falls”—a town remarkably similar to Leavenworth! Sheila Roberts lives in the Pacific Northwest, and loves to write about things near and dear to women’s hearts, including family, friends, and chocolate. In Sheila's latest, Christmas on Candy Cane Lane, three women discover that despite family disasters, outrageous neighbors and kitchen catastrophes, Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year.
"Sheila Roberts makes me laugh. I read her books and come away inspired, hopeful, and happy." — Debbie Macomber, New York Times Best Selling Author
Oso, the Avalanche Rescue Dog takes you on a tour of life as an Avalanche Rescue Dog. Learn what an avalanche is, how a dog is trained to rescue people, and other amazing facts. Do you think your dog could become an avalanche rescue dog? How long do you think it takes to train these dogs? How are the dogs able to search so quickly and effectively? A fun book for all ages from Leavenworth's Kaelin Duffield.
Tom Robinson, a science teacher in Chelan, has a dream: "to inspire children to dream and to turn the 'impossible' into 'I'm Possible! ' "
Robinson's Fibonacci Zoo introduces young readers to the beauty of patterns. Explore the zoo with Eli as he predicts what comes next and runs ahead to find out. Young readers and their parents will also enjoy Robinson’s The Everything Kids Science Experiments Book and The Everything Kids Magical Science Experiments Book.
In After Day One by Wenatchee author Ben Seims, a genetically-enhanced cyber-operations solider returns home to find the country he fought for broken, and his wife and son murdered. He stumbles across two teen orphans in a tough spot. But does he owe anyone anything anymore?
The world is fragmented and looking for a hero. Some heroes come in rough packaging.